A management consultant and executive coach with over thirty years of business experience, Cornell worked in the large corporate environment with IBM for over nineteen years. While at IBM he worked with large, complex clients in systems, sales, marketing, management, and consulting capacities. Additionally, he has worked extensively with small to mid sized companies in his own management consulting firm The Parker Wright Group, Inc. established in 1994, a management consulting practice, located in Stratford, CT, specializing in: customer service, SWOT analysis, organizational assessments, strategy development and non profit Board development
Cornell has extensive management experience both practically and theoretically, and holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Bridgeport. He is a Certified Focus Group Director, holds a Practitioner in Inventory Management from the American Production and Inventory Control Society, and teaches courses in customer service, consumer behavior and management at Housatonic Community College, Bridgeport, CT.
For his instructional accomplishments, Cornell was recognized in Who's Who of American Teachers in 2006. In October 2008, Cornell's firm received the Small Business Leadership Award given by the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, Cornell is actively involved in his community as he serves on the Board of Directors of several local, regional and statewide organizations.